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    Weʼve raised £405 to To help Pontyberem Community park association raise money to create a new playing area from the children in our local park.

    Funded on Thursday, 11th May 2017

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    Ponyberem is a small former mining community. The decline in the coal industry in the late 1980's has had a significant impact on subsequent generations; the community is an area of deprivation with few amenities for its' children and young people. During the valleys' industrial era the park was a central to the village and surrounding areas and to the community as a whole. The County Council decided that it had to close the park as it could no longer afford the associated maintenance and running costs.
    The local community decided to take on the responsibility for the park, and in 2016 the park was transferred to the community ensuring that the park gates remain open.
    The community park has suffered from lack of investment over the years, and is in a run down condition, requiring substantial work and investment. There is also in desperate need of new equipment for the children's play area where play equipment and facilities are sparse, and there are none specifically for toddlers, younger children and children with disabilities. The equipment that is there, is in a generally poor condition and is in urgent need of upgrading and/or replacement.
    The aim is to provide an attractive, safe and modern play area as an alternative to video games and a sedentary lifestyle.
    The priority is to ensure that children of the village have a playground which they can enjoy, spend time playing safely outdoors whilst developing in confidence and improving in health and wellbeing. Also ensuring that the children in the village and surrounding areas who have disabilities can join in with their friends in the park and be included in play. The village is 9 miles from nearest towns and other facilities, therefore, the importance of local amenities for local children is vital for the health and wellbeing of current and future generations.

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      18

      • serah Thomas

        serah Thomas

        Apr 27, 2017

      • Abigail Lauder

        Abigail Lauder

        Apr 23, 2017

        Well done today.

      • Lowri Harris

        Lowri Harris

        Apr 23, 2017

        Da iawn 👏🏼👏🏼 Lili, Caio a Macsen xx

        £10.00

      • Joanna Evans

        Joanna Evans

        Apr 23, 2017

      • Alan Williams

        Alan Williams

        Apr 20, 2017

        Good luck Zana!!! X from Sian, Alan & Jake x

        £10.00

      • janet james-rees

        janet james-rees

        Apr 20, 2017

        Best of luck for Sunday,you'll smash it!!!We will be cheering you on from our sofa.Love from Janet,Simon,Izaak and Buddy.

        £10.00

      • Nigel Williams

        Nigel Williams

        Apr 19, 2017

        £20.00

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